Monday, August 31, 2009

Wenesday Night Eucharist this week/Episcopal Peace Fellowship

Come join us for

Holy Eucharist

Wednesday, September 2
to celebrate the feast day of
Blessed Paul Jones

and to celebrate St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church
becoming a chapter congregation of
The Episcopal Peace Fellowship

supper will follow at a local restaurant

St. Stephen’s will soon become the first congregation in North Dakota to be recognized as an EPF Chapter.

The Episcopal Peace Fellowship is a national membership organization connecting all who seek a deliberate response to injustice and violence and want to pray, study and take action for justice and peace in our communities, our church, and the world.

For more information, check the EPF website:

Monday, August 24, 2009

September at St. Stephen's

Children’s Chapel dedication

Sunday, September 13Dedication Sunday
11:oo AM
Holy Eucharist, followed by dedication of the new Children’s Chapel in Undercroft

Sundaes will be served following the chapel dedication

Sunday, September 20 - Bring-a-Friend-to-Church Sunday
11:00 AM
Holy Eucharist

Every Sunday

11:00 AM
Holy Eucharist is celebrated every Sunday, with coffee hour afterward in the Undercroft

Children's Chapel is offered every Sunday (beginning Sept. 20) during the Liturgy of the Word.

Wednesday night Eucharists

Due to popular demand (not to mention a great turnout), the Wednesday night Eucharists will continue.

September 2
6:00 PM
Observing the Feast of Blessed Paul Jones

September 9
6:00 PM
The Feast of Blessed Constance and her companions

September 16
6:00 PM
Observing the Feast of the Holy Cross

September 23
6:00 PM
Observing the Feast of St. Matthew

September 30
6:00 PM
Observing the Feast of St. Michael and All Angels

All Wednesday night Eucharists will be followed by a meal at a local restaurant.

Looking Ahead

Sunday, October 4
Honoring St. Francis of Assisi
Blessing of the Animals (following Holy Eucharist)

Sunday, November 22
Bishop Michael Smith will join us

Sunday, December 6 - United Campus Ministry Sunday
The Rev'd Theta Wagner-Miller will preach

Come join us!

Saturday, August 15, 2009


Your prayers are requested for
Whitney Bergeron
Barney Haugen

as they celebrate
the Sacrament of Marriage
August 15, 2009
in Kragnes, Minnesota.

Fr. Jamie will officiate.

Wednesday, August 12, 2009

Feast of St. Mary the Virgin at St. Stephen's

Wednesday August 12
at 6:00 PM
we are celebrating
the (transferred) Feast of
St. Mary the Virgin
at St. Stephen’s
with a Celtic celebration of the Holy Eucharist

music by James Mackay
with Michelle Gelinske

Supper afterward at
Casa Ramos
(the new Mexican restaurant near West Acres)
1649 38th St. S.

Please join us

Fr. Jamie Parsley
St. Stephen's Episcopal Church

Sunday, August 9, 2009

Sunday Presiding/Preaching Schedule

August 16 – Fr. Jamie
August 23 – Fr. Jamie/Sandy Holbrook
August 30 – Morning Prayer/Mass – Fr. Jamie/Sandy
September 6 – Fr. Jamie/Alice Hauan - Dcn. Zanne Ness, St. George's, Bismarck, will join us
September 13 – Fr. Jamie/Sandy Holbrook (Dedication Sunday)
September 20 – Fr. Jamie (Bring-a-Friend-to-Church Sunday)
September 27 – Fr. Jamie
October 4 – Fr. Jamie/Alice Hauan
October 11 – Pr. Mark Strobel (Fr. Jamie at CREDO)
October 18 – Jubilee Sunday – Fr. Jamie
October 25 – Fr. Jamie
November 1 – All Saints – Fr. Jamie
November 8 – Fr. Jamie/Alice Hauan
November 15 – Fr. Jamie/Sandy Holbrook
November 22 – Bishop Michael Smith (Bishop's visitation)
November 29 - Morning Prayer/Mass -
December 6 – Fr. Jamie/The Rev. Theta Wagner-Miller (United Campus Ministry Sunday)

Thursday, August 6, 2009

Prayers for the soul of Wesley Hoaby

Your prayers are requested for the soul of Wesley G. Hoaby, who died Aug. 5, 2009. The Burial Liturgy for Wesley will be Saturday held at Hanson-Runsvold Funeral Home in Fargo on Saturday August 8, with Father Jamie officiating.

Tuesday, August 4, 2009

Wednesday night Eucharists in August

In August we will be trying out some different liturgies for our Wednesday Night Eucharist

August 5
6:00 PM
The Eve of the Feast of the Transfiguration
Holy Eucharist from Enriching our Worship
(our organist James Mackay will join us with music to celebrate this feastday)

August 12
6:00 PM
Observing the Feast of St. Mary the Virgin
Celtic Eucharist

August 19
6:00 PM
The eve of the Feast of St. Bernard of Clairvaux
Eucharist from the New Zealand Prayer Book

August 26
6:00 PM
Observing the feast of St. Bartholomew
(from Celebrating Eucharist, with a Eucharistic prayer modeled on one found in the Apostolic Tradition of Hippolytus (from the early third century).

All Eucharists will be followed by supper at a different local restaurant.